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Empowerment Council: Systemic Advocates in Addiction and Mental Health

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-535-8501 ext 36837
E-Mail jennifer.chambers@camh.ca
Website www.empowermentcouncil.ca
Primary Contact Lucy Costa, Deputy Executive Director; Phone: 416-535-8501 ext 33013; Email: lucy.costa@camh.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Systemic advocacy * ensures representation of the client perspective within the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) * education on choices, self advocacy, critical thinking and political awareness * site meetings for clients * outreach * community development * education for mental health professionals, addiction workers and community membersFunded by CAMH but separately incorporated and independently staffed
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Toronto
Boundaries Toronto
Eligibility Clients of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) * also psychiatric survivors and persons with substance use issues

Residency Requirements: Toronto
Application Self-referral
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
1001 Queen St W
Rm 160
Toronto, ON
Canada M6J 1H4
 
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Intersection Ossington Ave and Queen St W
Mailing Address 33 Russell St 
Rm 2008 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M5S 2S1
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features - lowered buttons ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Community Involvement Programs ~ Mental Health Issues ; General Mental Health Information/Education ; Mental Health Associations ; Outreach Programs ~ Mental Health Issues ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Mental Health Issues ; System Advocacy ~ Mental Health Issues

Agency Overview


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